Tag Archives: meltdown

Greece melts down; the world starts to melt with it

the Eurozone might be short a star soon. Image from Reuters. As I type this, the results have come in and the Greek electorate has voted against the austerity measures demanded by the EU (primarily Germany) that would allow them to pay off the debt they owe. I’m thinking that maybe it would be a […]

So Long, it’s been good ta know yuh…

Over the past week, I was suddenly captured by a couple pieces of music that seemed to encapsulate my mood in following the news. The above-cited song has been in my mental landscape since I was a kid and my aunts and uncles (who were actually great aunts and uncles, all survivors of the Great Depression) […]

Hi Fukushima, nothing to see here, move on…

Is everybody getting tired of me posting about this again? I am. But since nobody else is doing this (and by ‘nobody’, I mean none of those paid media guys at the ‘news networks’ busy telling us crap like this matters. Okay, maybe this matters. Nope? what about this?) I feel some responsibility here. At […]

What if they don’t plan to tell us? A Halloween tale

I’m sure it has something to do with the time of year, but I’ve been thinking about nightmarish things lately. And most of them are real things. Even the debt ceiling/government shutdown debacle is something of a joke when you think about it. Yes, it would be… embarrassing if the US defaulted and bad things […]

Fukushima in focus–this week’s Sex and Politics

This Thursday on Sex and Politics, We’ll be speaking to Karl Grossman. Grossman has spent the last few decades writing about all things nuclear–everything from nuclear power to nuclear weapons to NASA’s use of plutonium power to drive its satellites. He’s a frequent citation in Project Censored, which tries to share stories that are well-researched […]